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Week Beginning 10 April 2017

Welcome back to Term 3 - we are looking forward to an exciting term.

MESSAGES

  • Thank you so much  to all families for supporting us last term with all of our activities.  The children benefited greatly from all of your support.
  • Now the weather is getting warmer, please could you encourage your child to bring in a hat and also a water bottle so that they remain well hydrated during the day.
  • Our school librarians are in school until 4:30pm on a Monday and Tuesday.  If, as parents, you would like to borrow books you can set up afamily account.
  • TERM 3 ECA/BISCAP/BISS Lions Swimming: Programmes will begin on Monday 17 April and run until Friday 16June 2017. Confirmation letters will be sent out during the first week back.

LITERACY

We will be exploring the genre of information texts in Literacy. We will look at creating instructions for a range of different acticities, culminating in the design for a time machine! We will use this writing an opportunity to further our understanding of imperitive verbs.

KEY VOCABULARY

Instruction, time connectives, commands

MATHS

For our first week back we will be looking at negative numbers. This will involve adding and subtracting negative numbers and looking at problems using them in context, particularly with regard to temperature. We will finish the week with an investigation building number pyramids using negative numbers to reach a target.

KEY VOCABULARY

Negative, sequence

THEMED LEARNING

As this is our final week before camp, the children will be undertaking  range of activities to prepare them. We will look at what equipment to pack, what makes a good team member and how to support one another. We will make sure all the children are ready for this exciting experience.

KEY VOCABULARY 

Kit list, checking, preperation

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING  AND  DIGITAL LITERACY

This week the children will use a new touch typing program and will continue to learn the coding language ‘Python’.

KEY VOCABULARY 

Touch-typing, coding, Python

PSHCE

In PSHCE this week we will focus further on fostering new relationships, creating rules and expectations for the group and how to work together successfully.  We will reflect on what we achieved last term and discuss new personal targets for the term ahead. We have  welcomed some new children to Year 6 and will discuss how we can continue to be helpful in settling them into their new school.

KEY VOCABULARY

Targets, goals, aims, kind, helpful, responsible citizens

MANDARIN

Y6 C1

Topic: Unit 5 Lesson 14 Asking the Way Revision & Mandarin Speech preparation.

We will make similar dialogue according to sample given

Key sentence structures:  The“被”sentence and  ”或者”sentence

Words for revision: 被bei,偷tou,购物gouwu,警察jingcha,学生证xuesheng zheng,借书证jieshu zheng。

Homework: Paper sheet

Y6 C2

Topic: Continue Lesson. 14 “Furniture”

Students learn words on different furniture and write key characters

Homework: worksheet of new vocabulary

Y6 C3

Topic: Lesson 6-Sickness-Text 2-Continued

Student will learn how to describe common symptoms

Homework: Mandarin Speech Show preparation

Y6 C4

Topic:  Lesson 11 Daily Routine-Text 1 and Mandarin Speech Show class sharing

Student will be able to their daily timetable with others

Homework: Booklet of My Daily Life Routine

Y6 MND06CN

本周我们将完成课文《桂林山水》的学习,学习用排比和比喻的手法写景,并完成片段写作练习。

作业:抄写生词。

MFL

Year 6 French – Dr. Cattel / Mme McConnon

After the holiday,  we will be focussing on strengthening the students use of the present tense.
There will be no homework this week due to the holidays. Bonnes vacances!

Year 5/6  Spanish -  Ms Martinez

The first week back after the holiday we will be talking about our hobbies, and giving our opinions on different activities.

Year 5/6  Spanish -  Ms Caldwell

Next week the children will be revising the key vocabulary associated with items in their pencil case, classroom and school subjects. They will create a video presentation with the view of sending this to their penpals from Vietnam.
There will be no homework this week due to the holidays.

Year 5/6 French - Ms Rae

After the holidays, we will be revising words for items found in the classroom as well learning words for 

prepositions to be able to say where something is located. There will be no homework over the holidays, however

 you can always revise key vocabulary on www.linguascope.com

Year 5/6 Native French – M. Valente

Après les vacances, nous travaillerons sur l'orthographe en contexte et les enfants écriront de courtes rédactions.

Year 5/6 Native German – Ms. Brannasch

Die Kinder hatten diese Woche etwas mehr Zeit fuer ihre Lesetigerbuecher. Anschlieβend haben wir Pronomen und ihre Rolle im Satz untersucht.
Ueber die Ferien gibt es keine Hausaufgabe auβer natürlich dem Lesetigerbuch und – heft.

Year 5/6 Native Spanish  – Ms Garcia

La semana que viene vamos a seguir trabajando la noticia periodística y la lectura en voz alta. No hay deberes para las vacaciones, disfrutadlas.

DUTCH

We vervolgen het thema ‘Kunst met een grote K’. We leggen dit thema de nadruk op beschouwen en ervaren en het formuleren van onderbouwde meningen.

Verschillende boeken staan weer centraal, waaronder: ‘Willewete, Naar het museum’, ‘Het grote Rijksmuseum voorleesboek’, ‘Grote Kunst voor Kleine Kenners’,  ‘Kunst voor kinderen’, ‘Kunstige Kwasten’ en ‘De Stip’.

De leerlingen van Y3 en 4 starten met het maken van een Muurseum. De leerlingen van Y5 en 6 zullen onderzoek doen naar kunstenaars uit de Lage Landen. Ze kiezen een kunstwerk waarop ze een fantasieverhaal baseren.

Maandag t/m woensdag is juf Chris afwezig i.v.m. een conferentie. De leerlingen zullen voornamelijk zelfstandig werken aan vooraf bekende taken.

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